Book Discussion on A Wicked War

Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay,… read more

Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, in which she recounts the Mexican-American War in 1846. The author talked about President Polk’s decision to go to war and the roles that then Congressman Abraham Lincoln and Henry Clay played in the national debate. Amy Greenberg speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. close

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Book Discussion on A Wicked War

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309908-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 3, 2013

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  • Dec 16, 2012 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2012 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2012 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2012 | 8:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 2013 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2013 | 5:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
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